Posted: 03/05/2014 at 09:57
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)
OH and I took the same photo in Oxford, mine is a bit dull, his is brighter, but his was too big and wouldn't upload. So he reduced it as I couldn't manage it, but it's tiny now. He wouldn't stop to explain how he reduced - he's rushed off to mow the lawn. Think it's the first time he's managed to do it anyway! I've asked on previous threads how to reduce photos, but the few answers I had didn't work. Does anyone know?
The best free software for doing this is Irfanview which only works on PCs. You can get it from here:
It is used by professionals too - I have full photoshop at work but do things like resizing, cropping etc in Irfanview as it's just so quick and easy. To learn how to use it, google "irfanview tutorial" - there are lots out there including video tutorials.
It can also do things like this: